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Russian trade in goods with Colombia in Q3 2020

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Colombia in the third quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Colombia was $50,383,483, down 32.48% ($24,233,809) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $22,519,671, down 47.41% ($20,305,229) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $27,863,812, down 12.36% ($3,928,580) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Colombia went from a surplus of $11,032,508 in the 3rd quarter of 2019, to a deficit of $5,344,141 in the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Colombia was Russia’s 99th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 92nd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0369% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0450% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Colombia was Russia’s 102nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 93rd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0286% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0414% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Colombia was Russia’s 79th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 82nd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0481% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0508% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 72.76% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (60.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.37% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (11.22% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.99% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (9.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.68% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (4.50% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.84% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (9.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (2.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $208,795;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $178,620;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $146,262;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $129,344;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $89,049;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $81,797;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $77,017.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $8,948,068;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $3,700,535;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,638,651;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,889,752;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $1,167,249;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $659,084;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $581,265;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $574,045;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $470,299;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $353,125;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $284,512;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $261,770;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $115,451;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $113,487.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 87,014 0.39 9,997770.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 26,658 0.12 11,698127.89
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 21-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 415,049 1.84 4,115,584-89.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 933,670 4.15 1,403,969-33.50
29 Organic chemicals 787,924 3.50 1,447,008-45.55
31 Fertilizers 13,009,510 57.77 21,957,578-40.75
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 219,904 0.98 90,560142.83
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 61,658 0.27 30020,452.67
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 242 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 21,000-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 233,282 1.04 348,733-33.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 843,557 3.75 697,29520.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 295,549 1.31 86,754240.67
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 11-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 351,447 1.56 925,492-62.03
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 21,338 0.09 305,850-93.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 680,618 3.02 696,881-2.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 109 0.00 0
52 Cotton 260 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 125 0.00 1,000-87.50
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 260-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 14,402 0.06 6152,241.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 124 0.00 25396.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 28,912 0.13 56,686-49.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 928-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 27 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 315,960 1.40 358,395-11.84
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 96-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 82,973 0.37 1,1766,955.53
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 1,167,249-100.00
72 Iron and steel 106 0.00 2,638,757-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 236,310 1.05 57,690309.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 7,122 0.03 1,614341.26
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,031 0.02 13,165-69.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 749,399 3.33 1,330,664-43.68
78 Lead and articles thereof 600 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 82 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 94,799 0.42 5,7501,548.68
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 19,800 0.09 133,287-85.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,203 0.05 6751,559.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 823,406 3.66 2,713,158-69.65
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 1,145,112 5.08 1,498,237-23.57
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,565 0.02 266,335-98.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 361,771 1.61 327,44310.48
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 10,566 0.05 5281,901.14
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 54,105 0.24 5,786835.10
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25 0.00 815-96.93
SS Classified 586,351 2.60 125 835365.97

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 81.54% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (90.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.87% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (0.02% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.49% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (4.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.74% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.55% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (0.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1,829,092;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $1,040,515;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $671,809;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $614,300;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $118,729.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $2,520,253;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1,556,979;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,531,480;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,037,793;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $797,931;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $674,879;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $239,296;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $158,423.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,617,535 23.75 8,149,015-18.79
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,034,750 3.71 420,450146.11
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,155,822 7.74 2,953,753-27.01
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,865,462 13.87 4,903,255-21.17
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,572,103 20.00 8,092,356-31.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 1,545-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 22,330 0.08 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 910,662 3.27 1,069,085-14.82
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 400,638 1.44 281,90942.12
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 798,986 2.87 127,177528.25
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,257,586 4.51 2,814,565-55.32
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 84,665 0.30 20,128320.63
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,251,157 4.49 1,490,453-16.06
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 170 0.00 196-13.27
30 Pharmaceutical products 741 0.00 3,839-80.70
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 329,665 1.18 263,43825.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 25,856 0.09 10,266151.86
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,091 0.05 17,221-18.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 60,342 0.22 2,4282,385.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 57 0.00 496-88.51
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,001 0.00 119741.18
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,606 0.01 6,182-41.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7 0.00 246-97.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 190,716 0.68 110,44572.68
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,841 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 58,218 0.21 56,9342.26
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,436 0.04 28,248-59.52
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 242 0.00 40,361-99.40
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 10-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13 0.00 350-96.29
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 22-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,040,838 3.74 323322,140.87
72 Iron and steel 78,241 0.28 9028,574.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,814 0.01 2,22326.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,829,092 6.56 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,195 0.02 3,78410.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,619 0.03 3,100145.77
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 28 0.00 0
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 5,998-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,540 0.01 501207.39
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4 0.00 102-96.08
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0 0.00 8,362-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 227,672 0.82 902,551-74.77
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 71 0.00 5431.48
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia